News Bulletin 15.03.13

15.03.13

This week we talk beer, eavesdropping and unleashing the fox…

COGS OF INDUSTRY

From in-store to online - Morrisons take the leap
From in-store to online – Morrisons take the leap

In a bid to address declining sales, Morrisons has confirmed it will be launching a website for online grocery shopping next year. Criticised for their slow uptake in an era dominated by the web, Morrisons are in talks with Ocado about its potential involvement with the venture. Since the announcement, Ocado’s shares have risen significantly. Could this be the start of a mutally beneficial partnership?


COMMENTARY CORNER

Mozilla unleash the fox
Mozilla unleash the fox

Last month, Mozilla launched Firefox OS, a new operating system for mobile devices to rival the likes of iOS and Android. Take a look at how Wolff Olins ‘unleashed the fox’, developing a more dynamic and approachable identity for Firefox OS here.


PRETTY PACKAGING

Coming to a local near you soon
Locally brewed, locally drunk

Partizan Brewing are the latest craft beer on the block and we’re liking their style. Alec Doherty, the man behind the designs, uses bold illustrations with a dash of quirky humour to give this new brand a unique look. Based in Bermondsey, the brewery is a stone’s throw away from our offices – we look forward to seeing the locally brewed Partizan in our local soon!


AND FINALLY

Settle down and lend me your ears....
Settle down and lend me your ears….

Attention all designers, architects… and those of us who just like a good natter: BBC Radio 4’s Listening Project invites the nation to share personal moments in recorded conversations with their nearest and dearest and the time has come to get the project on the road. Radio 4 have launched a competition inviting entrants to design a mobile Listening Pod. The winning design will travel the UK and continue the quest to get the nation talking.


NAME THAT BRAND…

Did you get the answer to last week’s NTB right? Well if you think you know this week’s answer, why not send us a tweet?

Name That Brand
Name That Brand

If that’s not enough to fill your boots, you can play the full version of out Name That Brand game here.